UPDATE: Surveillance Photo of Suspect Sought in Fatal Shooting at 8700 Richmond Avenue

Houston police have released a surveillance photo of a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a man that occurred at 8700 Richmond Avenue about 10:45 p.m. on June 24.  

The suspect is described as a heavy-set black male with dreadlocks.   A surveillance photo of the suspect, seen getting into a white Mercedes Benz sedan with dark-tinted windows, is attached to this news release.

The victim, Deaundra Charles Pipkins, 23, was transported to HCA Houston Healthcare West where he was pronounced deceased.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. Miller and Detectives M. Arrington, M. Perez and D. Stark reported:

Mr.  Pipkins was shot at least one time while he sat in the passenger side of a vehicle traveling eastbound at the above address.  The driver transported him to the hospital.

The suspect was last seen in the Mercedes sedan driving eastbound on Richmond Avenue and then turned southbound onto Dunvale Road to flee the scene.

Anyone with information in this case, or on the identity of the wanted suspect, is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

Update: VHS/JFC  6-30-20
VHS/JKS 6-25-20
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